[CentOS-virt] The best network to use.

Dennis J.

dennisml at conversis.de
Mon Jul 27 12:56:06 UTC 2009

On 07/25/2009 10:24 PM, Christopher G. Stach II wrote:
> ----- "Rich"<rhdyes at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> When using a para-virtualized guest, which network type should be
>> used?
> Are you asking whether NAT vs. bridged is better?  If so, it doesn't matter.  The guest is virtualized, remember?  It doesn't know or care about what's underneath.  What matters is your physical host's network.

That might be true for desktop virtualization but when virtualizing a 
server you probably want to go for the bridge to have your system reachable 
from the outside and make it a proper member of your network infrastructure.


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